Man gets 16 years for rape

2017-04-12 06:01

The effort to fight violent crimes against women and children yielded positive results when a man was sentenced to 16 years imprisonment on various charges.

The Upington Regional Court sentenced Eldino Rhyn Dino (20) to 12 years imprisonment for rape, suspended for five years, and four years imprisonment for sexual assault, also suspended for five years.

The accused committed these offences during August and December in 2014.

In the first incident, Dino forced an 11 year old girl to perform oral sex on him.

In the second incident, Dino followed a 14-year-old to the toilet and fondled her private parts. He was charged with rape for the first and sexual assault for the other.

The Provincial Management in the Northern Cape has welcomed this sentence and commended the investigating team for their commitment to ensuring that offenders face the full might of the law.

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